Letters to the Editor

Against it then, against it now

Editor: In the wake of reporter Tom Giambroni’s two-part story on issues related to the Columbiana County Jail, I’d like to remind the citizenry that privatization of the county jail was not a unanimous decision of the three-member county Board of Commissioners at the time. I sat on ...

Unsocial justice

Editor: “Justice, justice shall you pursue….” of Deuteronomy calls for the pursuit of righteous justice that is much different from that which is being advanced in our society and culture. The phrase often heard today is “social justice.” This form of social disorder has at its ...

Henpecked

Editor: I write today to inform the citizens of Columbiana who do not know that one of your own is being taken to court because he decided to have backyard hens. If you do not know, Richard Simpson is now in a legal battle with the city. Wherever you may stand on one’s right to have ...

Keep it clean

Editor: Can’t we Americans think a little harder about not polluting the edge of our highways with all our fast food wrappers and drink containers? Every spring our highways look like war zones out of the Middle East. This is America, with a supposedly well-educated and intelligent ...

If you write

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Join the chorus

Editor: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” builds on the idea that we are stronger together, and that new partners and community members are needed to expand sexual assault prevention efforts. There are many ways to embrace one’s voice, ...

She noticed

Editor: Teenagers of today are constantly getting a bad reputation. Too often the good they do goes unnoticed. But, there is hope for today’s youth! The Youth Group of the First Christian Church in Kensington showed the community just what Earth Day means to them. Though small in number, ...

Bully pulpit

Editor: I am not writing this on anyone’s behalf or request. I am not a mouthpiece for anyone but myself as a voter. I am so angered by the airing of Republican dirty laundry about the Pike/Bickerton campaign by some members of the party and its leadership. Don’t you see what this is ...

Uncivil matters

Editor: Does anyone know the answer as to who should enforce a letter to the neighbor in which the lawyer wrote to them? The neighbor put posts beside my right of way, decreasing the width from 12 feet to 9 feet. I called the sheriff’s department and they said it was a civil matter, get a ...

Independent thinking

Editor: Today’s latest rendition of the Columbiana County Republican Party’s election brouhaha gives one good reason to register as an independent. It has always been interesting to me that both parties seem to feel that we, the voters, lack the intelligence and good sense to make our ...